The Catholic Community Foundation of Long Island (CCFLI) is an independent philanthropic organization that unites people, programs and partners to enliven faith and elevate communities on Long Island and beyond


Our Areas of Impact

CCFLI makes strategic investments in key areas to lift up Long Islanders from Hempstead to the East End.

Catholic Charities of Long Island provides human services to nearly 50,000 individuals annually, non-Catholics and Catholics alike, regardless of race, religion or ability to pay.   Read more

Catholic Health Services combines outstanding healthcare with a commitment to Catholic moral teaching and pastoral care, and a recognition of the dignity of each person, patient and family. Read more

Our 38 elementary schools and nine high schools educate more than 23,000 students across Nassau and Suffolk counties each year and continue to achieve academic excellence. Read more

Using media in all forms, Catholic Faith Network’s mission is to keep the Catholic community connected to their faith 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, throughout the country. Read more

From parish improvements to sharing our faith and religious instruction for new Catholics of all ages and backgrounds, these initiatives ensure our faith and community remains vibrant and vital. Read more

“Our ministry partners have worked in Long Island's communities for over 60 years, sharing the programming and resources our neighbors need to build a brighter tomorrow”

Michael Maturo - Chair of the Board of Directors,
Catholic Community Foundation of Long Island

Latest News

True Prayer, Pope Francis

True Prayer, Like True Faith, Leads To Care For Others, Pope Says

Being indifferent to or hating others is to deny the existence of God’s presence in one’s neighbor, Pope Francis said. “This is practical atheism,”…

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St. Thomas More

Bishop Barres Reflects On Our Role In Protecting ‘The Others’

Bishop Jonn Barres' statement celebrating the October 31, 2020 twentieth anniversary of Pope St. John Paul II's Apostolic Letter (Motu Proprio)…

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Mother Cabrini gets a new statue in New York City

A new statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini now overlooks Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty and other New York City landmarks associated with…

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